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13 Up, Lord, disappoint him, his presence, and a consuming and cast bim down; deliver my fire out of bis mouth, so that soul from the ungodly, which is a coals were kindled at it. sword of thine :

9 He bowed the heavens also 14 From the men of thy hand, and came down, and it was dark O Lord, from the men I say, and under his feet. from the evil world; which have 10 He rode upon the Cheru. their portion in this life, whose bim, and did fly; he came fiying bellies thou fillest with thy bid upon the wings of the wind. treasure.

11 He made darkness his secret 15 They have children at their place, his pavilion round about desire, and leave the rest of their him with dark water, and thick substance for their babes. clouds to cover him.

16 But as for me, I will behold 12 At the brightness of his thy presence in righteousness; presence his clouds removed, and when I awake up after thy hail-stones and coals of fire. likeness, I sball be satisfied with 13 The Lord also thundered it.

out of heaven, and the Highest EVENING PRAYER.

gave his thunder; hail-stones and Psalm 18. Diligam te, Domine. coals of fire. I Will love thee, O Lord, my

14 He sent out his arrows, and strength. The Lord is my scattered them ; be cast forth stony rock, and my defence, my lightnings, and destroyed them. Saviour, my God, and my might, 15 The springs of waters were in whom I will trust; my buckler, seen, and the foundations of the the horn also of my salvation, and round world were discovered at my refuge.

thy chiding, O Lord, at the blasting 2 1 will call upon the Lord, of the breath of thý displeasure. which is worthy to be praised ; so 16 He sball send down from shall I be safe from mine enemies. on high to fetch and shall

3 The sorrows of death com- take me out of many waters. passed me, and the overflowings 17 He shall deliver me from of ungodliness made me afraid.

my strongest enemy, and from 4 The pains of hell came about them which hate me; for they me; the snares of death overtook are too mighty for me.

18 They prevented me in the 5 In my trouble I will call upon day of my trouble ; but the Lord the Lord, and complain unto my was my upholder. God;

19 He brought me forth also 6 So shall he hear my voice out into a place of liberty; he brought of his boly temple, and my com-me forth, even because he had a plaint shall come before him; it favour unto me. shall enter even into his ears. 20 The Lord shall reward me

7 The earth trembled and after my righteous dealing, acquaked, the very foundations also cording to the cleanness of my of the hills shook, and were re-hands shall he recompense me: moved, because he was wroth. 21 Because I have kept the

8 There went a smoke out in ways of the Lord, and have not

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forsaken my God, as the wicked|thy loving correction shall make doth.

me great. 22 For I have an eye unto all 36 Thou shalt mako room bis laws, and will not cast out his enough under me for to go, that commandments from me. my footsteps shall not slide.

23 I was also uncorrupt before 37 I will follow upon mine enehim, and eschewed mine own mies, and overtake them; neither wickedness.

will I turn again till I have de24 Therefore shall the Lord re-stroyed them. ward me after my righteous deal 38 I will smite them, that they ing, ad according unto the clean- shall not be able to stand, but fall ness of my hands in bis eye-sight. under my feet.

25 With the holy thou shalt be 39 Thou hast girded me with holy, and with a perfect man thou strength unto the battle ; thou shalt be perfect.

shalt throw down mine enemies 26 With the clean thou shalt under me. be clean, and with the froward 40 Thou hast made mine ene. thou shalt learn frowardness. mies also to turn their backs upon

27 For thou shalt save the peo- me, and I shall destroy them that ple that are in adversity, and hate me. shall bring down the high looks 41 They shall cry, but there of the proud.

shall be none to help them; yea, 30 Thou also shalt light my even unto the Lord shall they candle; the Lord my God shall cry, but he shall not hear them. make my darkness to be light. 42 I will beat them as small as

29 For in thee I shall discomfit the dust before the wind : I will an host of men, and with the help cast them out as the clay in the of my God I shall leap over the streets. wall.

43 Thou shalt deliver me from 30 The way of God is an un- the strivings of the people, and defiled way;

the word of the Lord thou shalt make me the head of also is tried in the fire: he is the the heathen. defender of all them that put 44 A people whom I have not their trust in him.

known shall serve me. 31 For who is God, but the 45 As soon as they hear of me, Lord? or who hath any strength, they shall obey me; but the strange except our God?

children shall dissemble with me. 32 It is God that girdeth me 46 The strange children sball with strength of war, and maketu fail, and be afraid out of their my way perfect.

prisons. 33 Ele maketh my feet like barts' 47 The Lord liveth; and blessed feet, and setteth me up on high. be my strong helper, and praised

34 He teacheth mine hands to be the God of my salvation : fight, and mine arms shall break 48 Even the God that seetla everi a bow of steel.

that I be avenged, and subdueth 35 Thou hast given me the de- the people unto me. fence of thy salvation; thy right 49 It is he that delivereth me

and also shall bold me up, and from my cruel enemies,' and set

teth me up above mine adversa 10 More to be desired are they ries : thou shalt rid me from the than gold, yea, than enuch fine wicked man.

gold ; sweeter also than honey. 50 For this cauge will I give and the honey-comb. thanks unto thee, O Lord, among 11 Moreover, by them is thy the Gentiles, and sing prai es un- servant taught; and in keeping of to thy name.

them there is great reward. 51 Great prosperity giveth he 12 Who can tell how oft he of. unto his King, and showeth loving fendeth ? O cleanse thou me from kindness unto David, his Anointed, my secret faults. and unto his seed for evermore. 13 Keep thy servant also from

presumptuous sins, lest they get The fourth Day. MORNING PRAYER.

ihe doininior: over me ; so shall I Psalm 19. Cali enarrant.

be undefiled, and innocent from THE heavens declare the glory the great offence.

of God, and the firmainent 14 Let the words of my mouth, showeth his handy work. and the meditation of my heart,

2 One day telleth another, and be alway acceptable in thy sight, one night certifieth another. 15 O Lord, my strength, and

3 There is neither speech normy Redeemer. language, but their voices are Psalm 20. Eraudiat te Dominus. beard among them.

THE Lord hear thee in the day 4 Their sound is gone out into of trouble ; the name of the all lands, and their words into God of Jacob defend thee : the ends of the world.

2 Send thee help from the 5 In them hath he set a taber. Sanctuary, and strengthen thee nacle for the sun, which cometh out of Sion : forth as a bridegroom out of his 3 Remember all thy offerings, chamber, and rejoiceth as a giant and accept thy burnt-sacrifice : to run his course.

4 Grant thee thy heart's de6 It goetb forth from the ut- sire, and fulfil all thy mind. termost part of the heaven, and 5 We will rejoice in thy salvarunneth about unto the end of it tion, and triumph in the name of again, and there is nothing hid the Lord our God: the Lord per. from the heat thereof.

form all thy petitions. 7 The law of the Lord is an un 6 Now know I that the Lord defled law, converting the soul : helpeth his Anointed, and will the testimony of the Lord is sure, hear him from his holy heaven, and giveth wisdoua untu the sim- even with the wholesome strength ple.

of his right hand. ô The statutes of the Lord are 7 Some put their trust in charight, and rejoice the heart; the riots, and some in borses; but commandment of the Lord is pure, we will remember the name of and giveth light unto the eyes. the Lord our God.

9 The fear of the Lord is clean, 8 They are brought down and and endureth for ever; the judg- fallen; but we are risen and stand ments of the Lord are true, and upright. righteous altogether.

9 Save, Lord;' and hear us,

upon thee.

King of heaven, when we call EVENING PRAYER.

Psalm 22. Deus, Deus meus. Psalm 21. Domine, in virtute tua. My God, my God, look upon THE King shall rejoice in thy me! why hast thou forsaken

strength, O Lord; exceeding me, and art so far from my health, glad shall he be of thy salvation and from the words of my com

2 Thou hast given him his plaint? heart's desire, and hast not denied 20 my God, I cry in the day. him the request of his lips. time, but thou hearest not: and

3 For thou shalt prevent him in the night-season also I take no with the blessings of goodness, rest. and shall set a crown of pure

3 And thou continuest holy, gold upon his head.

thou worship of Israel. 4 He asked life of thee, and 4 Our fathers hoped in thee; thou gavest bim a long life, even they trusted in thee, and thou for ever and ever.

didst deliver them. 5 His honour is great in thy 5 They called upon thee, and salvation ; glory and great wor. were holpen ; they put their trust ship shalt thou lay upon him. isi thee, and were not confounded. 6 For thou shalt give him ever.

6 But as for me, I am a worm, lasting felicity, and make him glad and no man; a very scorn of men, with the joy of thy countenance, and the outcast of the people.

7 And why? because the King 7 All they that see me, laugh putteth his trust in the Lord; and me to scorn; they shoot out their in the mercy of the most High-lips, and shake their heads, saying, est, he shall not miscarry.

8 He trusted in God, that he 8 All thine enemies shall feel would deliver him; let him dethy hand; thy right hand shall liver him, if he will have him. find out them that hate thee. 9 But thou art he that took me

9 Thou shalt make them like a out of my mother's womb; thou fiery oven in time of thy wrath : wast my bope, when I hanged the Lord sball destroy them in yet upon my mother's breasts. his displeasure, and the fire shall 10° I have been left unto thee consume them.

ever since I was born; thou art 10 Their fruit shalt thou root my God even from my mother's out of the earth, and their seed womb. from among the children of men. 11 O go not from me; for

11 For they intended mischief trouble is hard at hand, and there against thee, and imagined such is none to help me. a device as they are not able to 12 Many oxen are come about perform;

me; fat bulls of Basan close me 12 Therefore shalt thou put in on every side. them to flight, and the strings of 13 They gape upon me with thy bow shalt thou make ready their mouths, as it were a rampagainst the face of them. ing and a roaring lion.

13 Be thou exalted, Lord, in 14 I am poured out like water, thine own strength; so will we and all my bones are out of joint; sing and praise thy power.

my heart also in the midst of my

body is even like melting wax. the kindreds of the nations shall

15 My strength is dried up like worship before him a potsherd, and my tongue cleava 28 For the kingdom is the eth to my gums, and thou shalt Lord's, and he is the Governor bring me into the dust of death. among the people.

16 For many dogs are come 29 Åll such as be fat upon earth about me, and the council of the have eaten, and worshipped. wicked layeth siege agaitist me. 30 All they that go down into

17 They pierced my hands the dust shall kneel before him, and my feet; I may, tell all my and no man bath quickened his bones: they stand staring and own soul. looking upon me.

31 My seed shall serve him; 18 They part my garments they shall be counted unto the among them, and cast lots upon Lord for a genera:ion. my vesture.

32 They shall come, and the 19 But be not thou far from me, heavens shall declare his righO Lord; thou art my succour, teousness unto a people that shall haste thee to help me.

be born, whom the Lord hath 20 Deliver my soul from the made. sword, my darling from the Psalm 23. Dominus regit me. power of the dog

THE Lord is my shepherd; 21 Save me from the lion's therefore can I lack nothing. mouth; thou hast heard me also 2 He shall feed me in a green from among the horns of the uni- pasture, and lead me forth beside

the waters of comfort. 22 I will declare thy name un 3 He shall convert my soul, to my brethren; in the midst of and bring me forth in the paths the congregation will I praise thee. of righteousness for his name's

23 O praise the Lord, ye that sake. fear him; magnify him, all ye of. 4 Yea, though I walk through the seed of Jacob; and fear him, the valley of the shadow of death, all ye seed of Israel.

I will fear no evil; for thou art 24 For he hath not despised with me, thy rod and thy staff nor abhorred the low estate of comfort me. the poor; he hath not hid his 5 Thou shalt prepare a table face from bim ; but when he before me against them that troucalled unto him, he heard him. ble me; thou hast anointed my

25 My praisc is of thee in the head with oil, and my cup shall great congregation; my vows will be full. i perform in the sight of them 6 Bụt thy loving kindness and that fear him.

mercy sball follow me all the 26 The poor shall eat, and be days of my life; and I will dwell satisfied; they that seek after the in the house of the Lord for ever. Lord, shall praise him : your heart shall live for ever.

The fifth Day

MORNING PRAYER. 27 AN the ends of the world Psalm 24. Donini est terra. shall remember themselves, and THE earth is the Lord's, and be turned upto the Lord; and all all that therein is ; the com


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